At the 2009 VMA Awards pop singer Taylor Swift beat out Beyonce for 'Best Female Video.' Kanye West stormed the stage, taking the mic from Swift and said Beyonce was more deserving of the award. (File Photo)

The heat may finally be off Kanye West when it comes to controversial award show moments, following Miley Cyrus’ performance during last night’s MTV Video Music Awards.

Cyrus’ performance has been dubbed more raunchy than provocative, containing crotch grabbing, tongue-wagging and, of course, twerking.

After watching the most recent controversial VMA performance, theGrio put together a list of the most controversial award show moments.

Click through the slideshow and let us know which moment is your favorite in the comments below.

Follow Carrie Healey on Twitter @CarrieHeals